Artists across the Columbia Basin can apply to benefit from $706

Artists across the Columbia Basin can apply to benefit from $706

Grant applications for arts, culture and heritage open

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites all artists in the area to apply for an art, culture or heritage grant.

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites all artists in the area to apply for an art, culture or heritage grant.

The CKCA received $706,000 in funding from Columbia Basin Trust for the 2015/16 year.

Jacquie Hamilton, CKCA Chair, said in a release, “We’re proud that for 18 years we’ve been able to partner with the Trust to provide support for arts and heritage projects across the Basin. These programs provide an opportunity for people involved in these areas to embark on new projects, improve their skills, share their talents and more.”

The funding will be made available for individuals and groups through community arts councils, arts and heritage mentoring/master classes, major exhibitions and heritage projects.

More information on which projects are applicable to the funding is available at basinculture.com

The deadline for the grants is March 6 or 20, depending on the program.